How to keep warm, dry and happy out on your bike, whatever the weather.
As winter approaches and the temperature drops, it’s easy to play the ‘it’s too cold’ card when your early morning alarm goes off. But seriously, Sydney isn’t that cold over winter. You just need to learn how to layer up for a comfortable ride…and get out there!
Here’s some guidance on what to wear whilst riding your bike in these colder, wetter months. Nailing your layering will keep you warm, comfortable, more efficient, and most importantly, avoid you getting sick and having to stop training.
Key things to note:
Minimum recommended purchases:
What to wear at different temperatures:
The table below assumes no rain. If rain is expected, always take a thin waterproof / windproof jacket to throw on top, as the effect of windchill dramatically increases when wet.
Keep in mind that wind chill can dramatically lower the temperature. Rain will require a waterproof layer so investing in a good quality rain jacket is a key item for any cyclist. Note – buy cheap and you buy twice!
See you on the bike
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